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BOXING: 'Sub Zero' beats 'The Judge'

Published:Thursday | April 10, 2014 | 9:11 AM

Ramel ‘Sub Zero’ Lewis handed Jamaica another victory in the 2014 Wray & Nephew Contender Boxing Series with a split decision win over Gardel 'The Judge' Roberts of Guyana last night.



The six-round fight bout took place at the Chinese Benevolent Association auditorium.



Judges Keith Brown and Lindel Allen both scored the fight 58-56 in favour of the Jamaican; while Clifford Brown also had a 58-56 tally, but for the Guyanese.



With the victory the 26-year-old Lewis now joins his fellow Jamaicans Sakima Mullings and Richard Holmes along with Barbadian Christopher 'Shacka' Henry in the quarter-final round.



Sixteen welterweight boxers, including eight from other Caribbean countries, are contesting the series.



The boxers are fighting for a top prize of $2 million, with the runner-up earning $500,000, third place $250,000 and fourth $200,000.



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